Former Vangent and SI International Financial Leader Joins Paragon's Executive Management Team
(Vienna, VA) May 21, 2012 - Paragon Technology Group, a leading provider of strategic technology solutions to the public sector, today announced that Marc Tommer has joined the company as chief financial officer. As such, he will oversee corporate finance, accounting and acquisition strategy for the rapidly growing IT firm, and will report to Paragon Chief Executive Officer Scott Friedlander.
Mr. Tommer brings to Paragon more than 25 years of experience working with publicly traded and growth-oriented companies. Most recently he served as vice president of finance for Vangent, a global provider of information management and strategic business process services that was sold to General Dynamics in October 2011 for $960 million. In that role, he led a worldwide department, overseeing financial reporting, treasury, risk management and pricing for the private equity-owned company. He previously served as senior vice president of finance for SI International, where, over the course of a decade, he integrated nine acquisitions into the company and helped to drive annual revenue from zero to nearly $600 million.
"Marc's demonstrated track record in driving organic growth, strategic acquisitions and financial compliance make him the perfect candidate to step into this important role on our management team," said Scott Friedlander, president and CEO of Paragon. "We are excited for Marc to join forces with Paragon's leadership team to achieve our goals of deeper client value and continued growth."
Added Mr. Tommer, "Paragon is in a unique position to deliver high-value IT services to the public sector that help agencies lower costs and perform more efficiently. I am excited to join the company as it expands business and improves performance for government clients."
About Paragon Technology Group
Founded in 1997, Paragon Technology Group provides IT solutions and professional services to the public sector – and has been recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Washington, D.C., Metro area. Paragon delivers an extensive suite of services, including IT systems engineering and application development, governance and PMO implementation and support, business intelligence and data management, enterprise modernization, and financial and quality management. Paragon offers particular expertise in the areas of healthcare IT, logistics and supply chain management, and homeland security. Paragon serves clients across the public spectrum, from the Departments of Defense, Treasury, Homeland Security, Justice and Agriculture, to federal healthcare agencies including NIH, CMS and FDA. Paragon is a CMMI Level 2 Certified company. Paragon is headquartered in Vienna, Virginia. For more information, visit www.paragontech.net.